Widening Higher Education Participation

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  • Author : Mahsood Shah
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 292 pages
  • ISBN : 0081002467
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Download or Read online Widening Higher Education Participation full in PDF, ePub and kindle. this book written by Mahsood Shah and published by Chandos Publishing which was released on 19 October 2015 with total page 292 pages. We cannot guarantee that Widening Higher Education Participation book is available in the library, click Get Book button and read full online book in your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile whenever and wherever You Like. Governments have introduced policies to widen the participation of disadvantaged students in higher education. Widening participation policies are also introduced to ensure that higher education contributes to social and economic outcomes. This book includes important insights from 23 leading scholars across 11 countries on a wide range of topics that focus on government policies, institutional structures and the social and economic impacts of widening participation. While widening participation policies and outcomes in developed countries are more widely documented, the policies, achievements, and challenges in other countries such as Brazil, China, Indonesia, South Africa and Palestine are not so widely disseminated. Therefore, the ‘untold stories’ of policies and outcomes of widening participation are a key part of this book. The chapters are organised according to three overarching themes, which include national and transnational studies of the history of widening participation and current policies; inclusive learning and academic outcomes; and socioeconomic structures, concepts and theories. engages prominent academics, earlier career researchers, and research students provides a wide range of topics related to widening participation explores social and economic impact of widening student participation presents untold stories of widening participation in developing countries experiencing growth in youth population

Widening Higher Education Participation

Widening Higher Education Participation
  • Author : Mahsood Shah,Anna Bennett,Erica Southgate
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 19 October 2015
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Governments have introduced policies to widen the participation of disadvantaged students in higher education. Widening participation policies are also introduced to ensure that higher education contributes to social and economic outcomes. This book includes important insights from 23 leading scholars across 11 countries on a wide range of topics that focus on government policies, institutional structures and the social and economic impacts of widening participation. While widening participation policies and outcomes in developed countries are more widely documented, the policies, achievements, and

Widening Participation in Higher Education

Widening Participation in Higher Education
  • Author : Great Britain. National Audit Office
  • Publisher : The Stationery Office
  • Release : 25 September 2022
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Some progress is being made in encouraging under-represented groups to continue into higher education, but particular sections of society remain significantly under-represented and too little is known about the link between measures taken by institutions and any improvements in access. The attainment of qualifications at secondary school is the principal reason for the difference in participation rates but social class remains a strong determinant of higher education participation. Women are better represented than men and those from non-white ethnic groups

Improving Learning by Widening Participation in Higher Education

Improving Learning by Widening Participation in Higher Education
  • Author : Miriam David,Ann-Marie Bathmaker,Gill Crozier,Pauline Davis,Hubert Ertl,Alison Fuller,Geoff Hayward,Sue Heath,Chris Hockings,Gareth Parry,Diane Reay,Anna Vignoles,Julian Williams
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 18 September 2009
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Improving Learning by Widening Participation in Higher Education presents a strong and coherent rationale for improving learning for diverse students from a range of socio-economic, ethnic/racial and gender backgrounds within higher education, and for adults across the life course. Edited by Miriam David, the Associate Director of the ESRC’s highly successful Teaching and Learning Research Programme, with contributions from the seven projects on Widening Participation in Higher Education (viz Gill Crozier and Diane Reay; Chris Hockings; Alison Fuller

The Right to Higher Education

The Right to Higher Education
  • Author : Penny Jane Burke
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 25 September 2022
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The landscape of higher education has undergone change and transformation in recent years, partly as a result of diversification and massification. However, persistent patterns of under-representation continue to perplex policy-makers and practitioners, raising questions about current strategies, policies and approaches to widening participation. Presenting a comprehensive review and critique of contemporary widening participation policy and practice, Penny Jane Burke interrogates the underpinning assumptions, values and perspectives shaping current concepts and understandings of widening participation. She draws on a range of

High Participation Systems of Higher Education

High Participation Systems of Higher Education
  • Author : Brendan Cantwell,Simon Marginson,Anna Smolentseva
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 25 October 2018
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Higher Education has become a central institution of society, building individual knowledge, skills, agency, and relational social networks at unprecedented depth and scale. Within a generation there has been an extraordinary global expansion of Higher Education, in every region in all but the poorest countries, outstripping economic growth and deriving primarily from familial aspirations for betterment. By focusing on the systems and countries that have already achieved near universal participation, High Participation Systems of Higher Education explores this remarkable transformation.

Rethinking Widening Participation in Higher Education

Rethinking Widening Participation in Higher Education
  • Author : Alison Fuller,Sue Heath,Brenda Johnston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 April 2011
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Extending the chance for people from diverse backgrounds to participate in Higher Education (HE) is a priority in the UK and many countries internationally. Previous work on widening participation in HE however has focussed on why people choose to go to university but this vital new research has focussed on looking at why people choose not to go. Moreover, much of the extant literature concentrates on the participation decisions of teenagers and young adults whereas this book foregrounds adult decision-making

The Politics of Widening Participation and University Access for Young People

The Politics of Widening Participation and University Access for Young People
  • Author : Valerie Harwood,Anna Hickey-Moody,Samantha McMahon,Sarah O'Shea
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 01 December 2016
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Young people with tenuous relationships to schooling and education are an enduring challenge when it comes to addressing social inclusion, yet their experiences remain overlooked in efforts to widen participation in higher education. The Politics of Widening Participation and University Access for Young People examines the existing knowledges and feelings these young people have about higher education, and, through the authors’ empirical research, demonstrates how sustained connections to educational futures can be created for them. Drawing from an empirical study

Youth Identities Education and Employment

Youth Identities  Education and Employment
  • Author : Kate Hoskins
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 July 2017
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This book investigates how policy, family background, social class, gender and ethnicity influence young people’s post-16 and post-18 employment and education access. It draws on existing literature, alongside new data gathered from a case study in a UK state secondary school, to examine how policy changes to the financial arrangements for further and higher education and the changing youth employment landscape have had an impact on young people’s choices and pathways. Hoskins explores a number of topics, including

Working Class Masculinities in Australian Higher Education

Working Class Masculinities in Australian Higher Education
  • Author : Garth Stahl
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 September 2021
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This book takes a critical view of masculinities through an investigation of first-in-family males transitioning to higher education. Drawing on six in-depth longitudinal case studies, the focus is on how young men from working-class backgrounds engage with complex social inequalities, as well as the various capitals they draw upon to ensure their success. Through the longitudinal approach, the work problematises the rhetoric of ‘poverty of aspirations’ and foregrounds how class and gender influence the lives and futures of these young

Achieving Equity and Quality in Higher Education

Achieving Equity and Quality in Higher Education
  • Author : Mahsood Shah,Jade McKay
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 05 July 2018
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Across the world, higher education is witnessing exponential growth in both student participation and types of educational providers. One key phenomenon of this growth is an increase in student diversity: governments are widening access to higher education for students from traditionally underrepresented groups. However, this raises questions about whether this rapid growth may in face compromise academic quality. This book presents case studies of how higher education institutions in diverse countries are maintaining academic excellence while increasing the access and

Widening Access to Higher Education in the UK Developments and Approaches Using Credit Accumulation and Transfer

Widening Access to Higher Education in the UK  Developments and Approaches Using Credit Accumulation and Transfer
  • Author : Wayne Turnbull,Harvey Woolf
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release : 23 March 2022
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Credit is intertwined with higher education around the world and this book introduces and analyses the long-term effects that this connection brings. Structured in three parts, the book is grounded in experience, practitioner research and detailed policy analysis. The greater availability of credit in higher education is closely tied to policies of widening access and this book addresses current issues including the consequences of Brexit, standards in higher education and the management of mobile student learning. The contributors to this